Cooperation and Conflict Inside and Outside the Capoeira Roda

Fri, Feb 14, 2020, 12:00 pm

A Brazil LAB event with Ernesto Batista Mané Júnior and Mauricio Acuña.

Ernesto Mané is a Visiting Research Scholar at the Science and Global Security Program of the Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University. He holds a PhD in Nuclear Physics from the University of Manchester and was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Canadian Laboratory for Particle and Nuclear Physics (TRIUMF). In 2014, he then joined the Brazilian Diplomatic Corps and has been working in the field of disarmament and nonproliferation.
Mané was recently named by the UN as one of the 100 Most Influential People of African Descent under 40 years of age.

Mauricio Acuña is a PhD candidate in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Princeton University. He holds a PhD in Social Anthropology from the University of São Paulo (USP) and is the author of A Ginga da Nação: Intelectuais na Capoeira e Capoeiristas Intelectuais. Acuña’s current research explores how African and Afrodiasporic identities were internationally performed and imagined in Brazil, Cuba, Senegal and the United States.

Organized by the Brazil LAB. Co-sponsored by the Program in Latin American Studies, the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, and the Department of Anthropology.

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Solidarity and Activism When Democracy Fails

Fri, Feb 28, 2020, 12:00 pm
Location: 144 Louis A. Simpson Building

“When the Africans Hid Themselves”: The 1857 Strike in Bahia

Thu, Mar 5, 2020, 4:30 pm
Location: A71 Louis A. Simpson Building

The Silenced Body: A Conversation about Afro-Brazilian Art and the African Diaspora

Thu, Mar 12, 2020, 4:30 pm
Location: 144 Louis A. Simpson

Amazon Uncovered: A Documentary Film by Estevão Ciavatta

Tue, Mar 31, 2020, 4:30 pm
Location: 106 McCormick

Clarice Lispector, 100 years

Fri, Apr 10, 2020, 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: Hearst Theater, Lewis Art Center

Carcerality in Luso-Afro-Brazilian Histories

Fri, Apr 24, 2020, 3:00 pm
Location: 144 Louis A. Simpson